Journal Etica Cine 7 (3):11-21 (2017)

Taking as starting point Akira Kurosawa’s film, I analyse the tension between the reconstructive nature of memory and the possibility of knowing truths from the past, and I explore if the tendency to align our personal memories to our present interests necessarily leads to an sceptic and relativistic vision of the knowledge from the past.
Keywords reconstructive memory  truthfulness  self-deception
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